A lone wolf howls
into the night.
Five wolves hear his cry
and venture across the dark ground.
Theirs is a concert of
alternating howls. A man
alone listens. He knows
this earth music. Always
he is attentive to it.
He is patient as their
howls crisscross distances.
Even in his sleep, he is awake,
counting the measures
of the animal noise,
turning it into the concerto
that makes all flesh on earth one spirit.
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